Holmgren's clock is ticking

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  1. JHabs

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    Is clock has been ticking since Ron came in
     
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    If you ever peruse this board, nobody has forgotten the one year turnaround when he took over. That's literally the first positive for him that comes up when we talk about him.
     
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    Also, between the insinuation that we've all somehow forgotten about him making that turnaround and the insinuation that we're mad about us being at the cap rather then stupid signings that force us into being at the cap and, in the past, signing emergency tryouts just to fill roster spots is annoying.

    No offense, but that article seems like it's written by someone who very obviously isn't a Flyers fan and thinks they know the situation with Holmgren when they clearly don't.
     
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    That wasn't a very insightful read.
     
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    Mark me down as not assuming that Hextall is a savior.
     
  7. DrinkFightFlyers

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    There's a good portion of this board (or at least there was) who refused to give Holmgren credit for that because the moves he made were "obvious" and anyone would have done the same thing.
     
  8. WeHaveBeenFletched

    WeHaveBeenFletched Fire everyone.

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    Just like there are some who dont want to give him any fault for this teams doward turn in the last couple of years. They say oh that is on the players. When the team does very well its the greatness of Paul Holmgren putting the team together.
    He can take credit but he cant take the blame. But that should be expected. Paul Holmgren is part of "The Flyer Family". He gets more of a pass then if we had a guy at GM who didnt have a history with this team.
     
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    So I guess there is no accurate portrayal of Holmgren.
     
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    Carter Hart 79" HART ON!

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    Did the author really formulate these observations on his own....doesn't seem like it to me. Not a very convincing article....just a bunch of disparate points Flyers fans have been making on this board it seems.
     
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    WeHaveBeenFletched Fire everyone.

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    I am not saying he doesnt have his good points. He has a good eye for young talent for the most part. But the important things like cap mangement are not a very strong suit for him.
     

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